The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 203 191 222
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +31
Contract jobs citing Debian 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.14% 0.056%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.62% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
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£400 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1219 1287 1461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.82% 22.17% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 943 991
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 55 83
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £33.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
3 11 (78.57%) VMware
4 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (64.29%) MCSA
5 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
6 8 (57.14%) MCSE
6 8 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (50.00%) MS Office
7 7 (50.00%) Cisco
7 7 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
9 4 (28.57%) Python
9 4 (28.57%) Puppet
9 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (28.57%) Ruby
9 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
10 3 (21.43%) Apache
10 3 (21.43%) ITIL
10 3 (21.43%) UNIX
10 3 (21.43%) DNS
10 3 (21.43%) HP

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (14.29%) Jetty
3 2 (14.29%) nginx
4 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.14%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.14%) SSH
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) HP Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) MCSA
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (57.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) VCAP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCA
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCEA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) HAProxy
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) EMC
6 2 (14.29%) Akamai
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
7 1 (7.14%) SaltStack
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) CommVault